Men’s style has come a long way since T-shirts, blue jeans and a simple pair of tennis shoes were the go-to casual outfit. These days, men can be just as fashionable and expressive as women. From vintage garments to high-fashion sneakers, style enthusiasts can shop menswear and accessories all over town.
5454 Government St.
A rustic-chic place fora custom-fitted suit
Brown and Brown Custom Clothiers
Stepping into Brown and Brown Custom Clothiers feels like coming home to grandma’s and grandpa’s house. The warm, earthy tones from the wood interior and gorgeous chandelier are an inviting backdrop as you craft your very own sharp suit. The shop sells ties, dress shoes, boots and other formal attire essentials. brownandbrownclothiers.com
8366 Jefferson Highway
The go-to spot for tailgating outfits, Mardi Gras attire and seersucker
Perlis Clothing Baton Rouge
Find your Southern uniform: polo shirts, game-day tees and seersucker suits. The family-owned Louisiana shop has sold classic essentials like button-ups, slacks, belts and other accessories for men and women since the ’30s. perlis.com
4366 Nicholson Drive
A fresh boutique for cool kicks and apparel
Private Stock Sneakers & Apparel
This edgy store has the feel of an athletic locker room, and the global brands like Billionaire Boys Club and Commes de Garcons that fit right in. Athletes, sneaker enthusiasts and trendy men shop at this Nicholson Drive boutique for the latest graphic T-shirts, bold shorts and on-trend accessories. aprivatestock.myshopify.com
9655 Perkins Road, Ste. D
An artsy boutique for statement clothes and rare sneakers
For sneakerheads, Sneaker Politics is like paradise. Well-styled shelves stocked with the hottest sneakers, racks of hip new designer clothes and a bright and modern aesthetic make shoppers feel like they’re in the other L.A. The Lafayette-born boutique sells clothes, shoes, hats and other men’s accessories—and its new releases are the kind that draw lines outside the door. sneakerpolitics.com
7620 Old Hammond Highway
The shop that proves it’s possible to knock out game day and formal shopping in one trip
Carriages Fine Clothier
You can’t go wrong when shopping at Carriages Fine Clothier. From decorative bow ties to patterned swim trunks, the sophisticated men’s clothing store sells casual attire, formal clothes and everything in between. Locals can shop high-end brands like Peter Millar, Vineyard Vines and Filson at the Bocage Village store. carriagesbr.com
4556 Government St., Ste. 1A
A laid-back spot for artsy, locally inspired tees and skater-style accessories
Revamp your classic T-shirt and jeans combo with comfortable statement tees and stylish trucker hats at Tim’s Garage. The quaint Mid City shop can dress men of all ages. From Louisiana-themed shirts to humorous greeting cards and posters, this shop is a Government Street gem. timsgaragebr.com
Martinez Custom Clothier | 7280 Corporate Blvd. | martinezcustom.com
Master’s Touch Mens Wear | 3052 Monterrey Drive | masterstouchmenswear.com
Super Cool Fashions | 5954 Airline Highway | supercoolfashions.com
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This article was originally published in the September 2019 issue of 225 Magazine.